If Only

If Only

If only you had paid attention to my commands. . . [Isaiah 48:18] What Are “If Onlies”? If only. Two of the saddest words in the English language.  They tell of tasks not completed, promises not kept, and rewards not realized. They hold missed...
Jesus Clean

Jesus Clean

There is no one righteous, not even one. –Romans 3:10 I love the power of Thieves Household Cleaner. It is my primary cleaning agent. I feel confident about the job it does in my home—on counters, sinks, bathtubs, and even floors. Though I don’t love the work of...
Composting

Composting

“…God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.” Genesis 41:52 I recently read a devotional that said, “The hardest places in our lives can become fertile ground for God to help and bless many.”[i] And fertile ground produces more good fruit. How can...
Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Romans 8:37 –  In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.  I haven’t played many video games. I am not good at them, and I have not invested the time needed to become an expert. However, I can certainly understand...